AMRadV - Compliance

Aktualisiert: 4. März 2020



What is AMRadV?


The regulatory regime overseeing the distribution of a medicinal cannabis in Germany is continuously changing. Cannabis flowers are usually treated with ionizing radiation in order to protect them permanently against bacteria and mold and reduce germ count. However, according to the Medicines Act (AMG), pharmacies are prohibited from selling medicinal products that have undergone ionising radiation unless they have been approved in accordance with the Order on radioactive medicinal products and medicinal products treated with ionising radiation (German designation: AMRAdV, Irradiation Decree)


Since late 2019, this was eventually being enforced on imported cannabis flowers to Germany from the Netherlands and Canada as well. Med